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Cowtown Inside & Out

Kick off your summer with outdoor music and movies in Kansas City

This story was first published in KCUR's Creative Adventure newsletter. You can sign up to receive stories like this in your inbox every Tuesday. Summer kicks off (officially) on the longest day of the year, June 21, which marks the end of Gemini season and the beginning of Cancer season.

Pleading For Clues In The Dotte

Family pleads for help after U-Haul with mother's ashes stolen in Kansas City, Kansas

A family is pleading for help to track down a U-Haul stolen in Kansas City, Kansas, that had their mother's ashes inside.Jared D'Amato parked the U-Haul at the Best Western Premier near Children's Mercy Park in KCK Friday, where he stayed on his way from Florida to Colorado.

Cowtown Money Talks

Financial educator gives long-term advice on navigating economic struggles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With a struggling economy, everyone is trying to stay afloat. Financial barriers, like the fact that it's now more expensive to take on a loan, can weigh some down. This week, the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by three-quarters of a point.

Inclusive International Games Debut

Korea ParaSports Association of USA hosts inaugural Paralympic games in KC metro

GARDNER, Kan. - The Korea ParaSports Association of U.S.A. and the 1st National Paralympic Games Organizing Committee hosted the inaugural K-Friends Adaptive Sports Festival over the June 17-18 weekend in the Kansas City metro. KPUSA was founded for children and adults with disabilities to share and experience joy through sports competitions.

Kansas City Fave Calling It Quits?!?!

Former Kansas City Royals All-Star Lorenzo Cain implies he's retiring after demotion by Brewers

Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports On the same day that former Kansas City Royals star Lorenzo Cain made 10 years in MLB, his career took a turn that may lead to his retirement. On Saturday, the Milwaukee Brewers effectively ended their relationship with Cain by designating him for assignment.

Angel Ready For Summer

EXCLUSIVE: Candice Swanepoel and Alo Yoga Team on Swimwear Collection

Candice Swanepoel and Alo Yoga are teaming on a collection of elevated swimwear basics. The model and her Tropic of C brand are partnering with Alo Yoga on a collection that offers bikinis, one-piece bathing suits, woven hats and bandeau tops in red, orange, black and mauve.

White House Down & Out

Democratic, Republican strategists sound off on Biden's viability ahead of 2024 election

The White House made clear this week that President Biden plans to run for reelection in 2024, but questions and concerns continue to mount over whether Biden will receive support for another term from some leading members in the Democratic Party.

Charges Against MAGA?!?

Searing testimony increases odds of charges against Trump, experts say

The searing testimony and growing evidence about Donald Trump's central role in a multi-pronged conspiracy to overturn Joe Biden's election in 2020 presented at the House January 6 committee's first three hearings, has increased the odds that Trump will face criminal charges, say former DoJ prosecutors and officials.

Eastern Europe Stalemate?!?

NATO warns of long Ukraine war as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

The head of NATO said on Sunday the war in Ukraine could last years and Ukrainian forces faced intensified Russian assaults after the EU executive recommended that Kyiv should be granted the status of a candidate to join the bloc.

GOP Back To Basics?!?

DeSantis draws huge cash haul from Trump donors

Though many donors are focused on November, when the governor is up for reelection, DeSantis' fundraising signals that he is both a viable 2024 candidate who may not need the former president's backing and one whois sapping some financial support from Trump.

El Papa Teaches Healing

Intentional or not, Pope offers valuable conclave tip on abuse baggage

Whether he meant to or not, Pope Francis has done a favor to the cardinals who will elect his successor, whenever that moment may come, by reminding them that whoever they choose must have a clean bill of health vis-à-vis the abuse scandals.

Kansas City Restorative Justice Celebrated Today

First time since release, Keith Carnes reunited with his father for Father's Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After spending nearly 20 years behind bars for a crime he says he didn't commit, Keith Carnes cherishes every moment he can with his family. Carnes was released from prison after his murder conviction was overturned earlier this year.

Rich Kansas City Hipsters Share Compassion With The Plebs

Streetwise podcast takes time to respect humanity, rage to The Way Way Back

This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss horror books, enjoy a reading of Liz Cook's story on pop-up restaurants, bop to The Way Way Back's track "After Ever After", and interview Lauren Sobchak from Missourians For Alternatives to the Death Penalty. Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, Editor-in-Chief of The Pitch.

Temperatures Keep Rising

FORECAST: Stronger wave of heat to arrive early next week

Hot and humid for you Saturday night Kansas City. Most will stay dry, with an isolated storm possible at 20% chance. The heat quickly builds again on Sunday with highs in the lower 90s. A stronger waves of heat is heading our way Monday and Tuesday of the new week with high in the upper 90s.

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